OPERA WEEKEND ARRIVES

OPERA WEEKEND ARRIVES

‘Flute,’ ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Cato,’ ‘Candide’ Performed Lakeside

Sean Panikkar is Tamino in The Glimmerglass Festival's 2015 production of Mozart's "The Magic Flute," which is transported to the woods of the Northeastern U.S.   The performance is director by Madeline Sayet, a Mohican princess. Dory Schultz/The Glimmerglass Festival)
Sean Panikkar is Tamino in The Glimmerglass Festival’s 2015 production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” which is transported to the woods of the Northeastern U.S. The performance is directed by Madeline Sayet, a Mohican princess. (Dory Schultz/The Glimmerglass Festival)

This is one of two summer weekends when all four of the Glimmerglass Festival’s productions are performed in the Alice Busch Opera Theatre on Otsego Lake.  Below are reviews of this year’s productions by Pat Thorpe for The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown’s newspaper) and Hometown Oneonta, allotsego.com’s sister publications.

New Mozart ‘Flute’ ‘Completely Magical’

Big Choruses Bolster Leads In ‘Macbeth’

‘Cato’ Buoys Reputation For Baroque

‘Candide’ Overcomes ‘Relentless Tinkering’

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PROFILE: ‘Fearless Francesca Zambello’ Directs Glimmerglass